Technology keeps diabets under control

Project: „Controlin”
Partner: The Association React
Beneficiaries: Persons afflicted with type I or II diabetes
Location: 32 counties
Launched: 2012
Budget: RON 2,587,198
Purpose of the project: Monitoring the health of diabetes patients using latest generation devices and developing a call center for emergency cases of the beneficiaries.

– 1.5 to 1.9 million patients with diabetes mellitus in Romania
– 70,000 cases of insulin-dependent type I diabetes mellitus.


Patients enrolled in the project received the Controlin kit free of charge, containing: one latest generation glucometer with built-in Bluetooth, consumables for one year and access to a mobile application storing blood sugar levels.

The Controlin application collects, sends and automatically interprets the level of blood sugar in diabetes patients, helping them to better monitor their blood sugar levels and adjust their lifestyles.

20 family doctors involved in the project

– 536 patients with insulin-dependent type I and II diabetes mellitus use the Controlin kit each day
– 2,000 beneficiaries informed about a healthy lifestyle

The patients are from the counties: Vâlcea, Timiș, Teleorman, Suceava, Sibiu, Prahova, Olt, Neamț, Mureș, Maramureș, Ilfov, Ialomița, Hunedoara, Gorj, Dolj, Dâmbovița, Covasna, Cluj, Caraș-Severin, Bucharest, Brașov, Bacău, Argeș, Alba, Iași, Galați, Bistrița-Năsăud, Călărași, Arad, Tulcea, Sălaj.